Chen Zhenghui and Wang Jingwei

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Framed by Wang Jingwei’s inscriptions on each side, this 1909 fan may be the earliest extant specimen of Wang’s calligraphy.This work illustrates a rarely seen progression of Wang Jingwei’s calligraphy, spanning more than 30 years. It is also significant in other ways: The fan, dedicated to Zeng Xing (1882-1954), is Wang’s calligraphy of “The Ballad of Mulan,” which was composed in Northern Wei … Read More

Words to Overseas Chinese

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“Words to Overseas Chinese” showcased on the slipcase for Wang Jingwei & Modern China the series. Overseas Chinese played a critical role in the 1911 Xinhai Revolution that successfully overthrew the Qing dynasty. And Wang Jingwei’s superior writing and oratorial skills were instrumental in spreading word of the Revolution among the overseas Chinese. From 1907 to 1910, Wang Jingwei and Sun Yat-sen traveled extensively … Read More

Private Letters Reveal Wang Jingwei’s Unknown Private Side

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Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs features scans of 50 letters handwritten by Wang Jingwei along with full transcriptions, annotations and summaries by Professor Hsu Yuming. Also included are five letters written by Wang’s associates. Many were written with a pen, which are rarely seen. (pp. 353-468) A primary goal in the publication of Wang Jingwei & Modern China is to further … Read More